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Printmaking + Bookbinding: Introduction to Edition Book Making
Instructor: Carolyn Eady
Duration: 2 days, Saturday-Sunday, Mar 9-10
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Course fee: $210 members/ $270 non-members
Materials fee: $40 payable to the instructor
Learn the joys of combining printmaking with bookbinding to create your own mini-edition of 7 softcover notebooks! In this 2-day class, students will learn the basics of relief printing, tools, and tips for successful printmaking. Then we will craft these printed papers into a handsome edition of 7 softcover notebooks using a simple, yet attractive stitch. Books will be blank on the inside and feature your prints on the outside. Suitable for crafty beginners, but best for those with a bit of experience in either area.
If you require glasses to see fine details, be sure to bring them. The first day may get a bit messy, you’re welcome to bring a crafting apron or art shirt.
Carolyn Eady of Sprouts Press is a bookbinder/book artist and printmaker, teaching bookbinding workshops throughout Ontario. She founded Sprouts Press in 2008 and sells her work online (Etsy), at various shows and select shops. Carolyn has a BFA from OCAD and has taught for CBBAG since 2015. To see Carolyn’s work, go to www.sproutspress.com or follow her on social media (@sproutspress).